Job Hunter Success Story

It is a great pleasure to share Mansi Gandhi’s success story as a job hunter and volunteer. I had the opportunity to work with Mansi on several occasions while she was a volunteer with the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Job Forums Administrative…

Is Tech the Right Career for You?

At an event hosted by The Job Forum, professionals interested in working in the Bay Area Tech Industry had an opportunity to meet and talk directly with hiring managers and recruiters working within Tech companies. Tech company managers were…

Don’t Overlook Government Jobs In The SF Bay Area

Job hunters, we recommend you don’t overlook the wide range of good jobs and satisfying career opportunities at the Cities and Counties around the SF Bay Area region.   If you’re looking for a job in San Francisco, one great place…

What Do Job Hunter’s Say The Job Forum Is Really Like?

What Do Job Hunter’s Say The Job Forum is REALLY Like?   We had a chance to talk to several job hunters the other day to find out what was helpful to them in coming to The Job Forum. Naturally job hunters want to know what can one…

Jobs In Marketing & Advertising

At The Job Forum career fair co-hosted with the American Marketing Association (AMA SF), job hunters had the chance to hear about new opportunities and advice for next steps in job search.   For advertising jobs, are there recruiters…

JP Morgan Chase & Co.

We recently asked JP Morgan Chase to share some detail about a career path and job role that may be of interest to those who enjoy delivering exceptional customer experience and want workdays that are spent actually helping customers. This is…

Early-Year Job Hunter: The Numbers Are Working For You – Not Against You!

When you begin a job hunt, you always have questions: How likely are you to get hired? Are there enough jobs in your profession? Are there openings at the companies where you want to work?   The unemployment rate climbed…

Are You Over 40 and Looking for a Job?

The Job Forum has volunteers from over 100 companies and organizations who volunteer to help job hunters. You can sign up and get helpful input and referrals. The Job Forum helps experienced as well as new job hunters and shares practical tips…

Advice for Product Marketing & Working At Facebook (Meta)

Marketing and advertising professionals had a great opportunity to meet and talk directly with hiring companies at The Job Forum career fair co-hosted with the American Marketing Association (AMA SF)   The Job Forum has advice you…

Career Success Story – Paige

Paige has had a wonderful success after switching her career after being laid off. She wants other job hunters to benefit from what she learned along the path to her new, more technical and exciting job and career. Paige says she hopes…

Working in Advertising Agencies – Media

Marketing and advertising professionals had a great opportunity to meet and talk directly with hiring companies at The Job Forum career fair co-hosted with the American Marketing Association (AMA SF). One topic covered was advertising agency…

The Job Forum 2021 Year

by Janet Beach We are so happy when job hunters who come to The Job Forum make that crucial connection with a local business manager or get an insight - ah ha moment - for how their job search could go faster and be more productive, or get…
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The Job Forum’s – Job Hunter success story

Job search success story, it's very inspiring.

Applicant Tracking Systems–Building a resume to meet the challenge!

What do you need to do to beat the ATS? Well, there are a number of things you’ll want to consider.

Top 6 Tips from The Job Forum to Help You Ace Your Next Interview

Interviews are your chance to make a good impression with the company you want to work for.

Career Success Story

Here is a wonderful job search success story from a job seeker who benefited by attending The Job Forum career event. It takes several steps but leads to success!

Take Charge Of Your Career

Managing your career is a process that includes research, self-assessment and developing an action plan in search of a professional career and fulfilling work in a good healthy organization.

Video Interviews are here to stay!

Video interviews are here to stay so jump on the bandwagon and embrace the inevitable!

Successful Career Transition

The job search process can be long and frustrating but it's important to remember that good things take time. Successful Career Transition Story

How do you negotiate your salary after receiving a job offer?

It is every new hire’s right to discuss and negotiate salary. You just need the right steps to be successful at it. Here we cover tips to confidently negotiate your salary and get a better offer


If you enjoy a sense of community, want your work to matter and like making the world a better place, then you might be a great fit for a nonprofit organization.

Tell Me About Yourself – How to Interview to Standout

We know, it's almost inevitable that the interviewer is going to say, “Tell me about yourself” and this question is a great opportunity to spotlight the skills and experience that make you the ideal candidate for a job. Learn more here.

30 Second Video Resume

Making a video resume is an exciting way for others to connect with you and for you to have a more proactive job-seeking experience.

A Career in Non-Profit Organization

When you know you want your daily work to have meaning and make a positive impact on others; then a career in the nonprofit sector just might be for you.

Exploring Career in Immersive Technology

We live in an astounding time for technology. Several innovations are perched to change the world as we know it forever, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, and of course, virtual reality and augmented reality.

Headed for Career in Tech Industries?

The explosive job growth of the information technology industry began just about two decades ago, and it has barely slowed down since. So you’re about to launch a job search – but you’re not sure where to begin? Learn tips here..

The Power of Positive Thinking for Your Career

A positive and optimistic attitude is very powerful and can have an amazing impact on a job search. If you are looking to advance your career, you will definitely want to consider the power of positive thinking.

How To Write An Elevator Pitch That Gets You A Job!

60 seconds. AND as a job hunter, you’re supposed to wow others with a mini-pitch all about you? With just a little bit of preparation, you can craft an elevator pitch that you’ll want to shout to the world.

Networking – The Best Tool For Job Search

It’s easy to get caught up in your daily routine, but networking can bring you outside of it and give you a larger perspective about the Industry or Companies you are interested in. Networking can help you land a job!

Careers in Healthcare, Biotech and Life Sciences Industries

According to insiders who are Bay Area Managers working at various companies, you might be surprised to learn that a large portion of the healthcare and biotech jobs available are considered “non-clinical.”

Your Job Search and Career in Banking

If you are looking for a job or considering a career in banking, there are a few things to think about for your job search. Learn more here.

The Three Stages of Virtual Interviews

Here is a discussion of all three stages of the interview process to ensure that you have the tools to express your best self during an interview.

Improve your job search even during a pandemic

Searching for a job during a pandemic is can make job hunters feel lost and overwhelmed. The Job Forum panelists helped by providing a number of tips to aid in their search process.

Quick Tips for Virtual Interviews from The Job Forum

The rise of virtual interviews with COVID-19 can make your next steps feel more unfamiliar and nerve-wracking. Below are tips for improving your virtual interview skills.

You’ve got an interview, now what?

You’ve got an in-person interview scheduled. Congratulations! It’s high stakes, possibly your only opportunity to get the job you’ve been seeking. But interviewing is not your strong suit.

Assessing your Job Search

You’ve been applying for jobs and getting interviews, but you’re not getting offers. Here are some criteria and questions to help you assess and adjust.

How to Market Yourself to get the Job You Want

Interested in stress-tested best practices for optimizing your resume, LinkedIn, portfolio website, or GitHub profile? The following guidelines are your foundation to craft materials that will make your candidacy shine.

Help for Beginning Your Career

Beginning your career is a confusing time since so much is at stake. Here are some basic steps that will increase your chances for success in finding early career employment.